Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

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Lunenburg
District municipality
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Official seal of Lunenburg
Seal
Location of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Location of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Coordinates: 44°26′00″N 64°35′57″W / 44.433333°N 64.599167°W / 44.433333; -64.599167Coordinates: 44°26′00″N 64°35′57″W / 44.433333°N 64.599167°W / 44.433333; -64.599167
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Lunenburg
Founded 1783
Incorporated April 17, 1879
Municipal Seat Bridgewater
Government
 • Type Lunenburg Municipal Council
 • Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson
 • Deputy Mayor Claudette Garland[1]
Area[2]
 • Land 1,759.59 km2 (679.38 sq mi)
Population (2016)[3]
 • Total 24,863
 • Change 2011-16 Decrease1.0%
 • Census ranking 173 of 4,870
Electoral districts
 • Federal South Shore—St. Margaret's
 • Provincial Lunenburg / Lunenburg West
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Dwellings 13,392
Median Income* $45,088 CDN
Website Official website
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Lunenburg, officially named the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, is a district municipality in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.

Lunenburg surrounds the towns of Bridgewater, Lunenberg, and Mahone Bay, which are incorporated separately and not part of the district municipality.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg recorded a population of 24,863 living in 11,010 of its 14,038 total private dwellings, a change of −1% from its 2011 population of 25,118. With a land area of 1,759.59 km2 (679.38 sq mi), it had a population density of 14.1/km2 (36.6/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

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